Posts Tagged ‘ Preemies ’

More Than 1 In 10 Babies Worldwide Born Prematurely; U.S. Rates Similar To Developing Countries

By admin
May 12, 2012

The first ever country-by-country global comparison of premature births, released by the World Health Organization, found that 15 million babies a year are born preterm, or more than one in 10 live births. About 1 million of those babies die shortly after birth, while countless others suffer a significant, life-long physical, neurological or educational disability, ... read more


New Study Finds C-Section Delivery Not Always Best For Small Babies

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February 13, 2012

Contrary to coventional wisdom, Cesarean sections are no safer than vaginal delivery for infants who are born early or who are small for their age, according to a new study by the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. In fact, C-sections might actually lead to a greater risk of respiratory problems and other complications in these infants, ... read more